Ideally located in Chicago’s historic Gold Coast district, the Ambassador Chicago has a history that can be traced to its opening in the mid-1920s. Despite undergoing remodeling in 2010 (and reopening the following year as Public Chicago before reverting to the Ambassador moniker earlier this year), this iconic hotel has managed to retain a timeless sense of luxury and elegance. It’s long been popular among a wide range of notable personalities from the worlds of politics, entertainment and more.
Ambassador Chicago’s 285 rooms and suites — some named after famous guests such as Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra and Michael Jordan — offer understated style and comfort. Modern furnishing and white walls and linens throughout bring clean lines and a sense of serenity in the heart of the city, while contemporary art brings the finishing touch. Art Deco fans will not be disappointed. Amenities at Ambassador Chicago include a 24-hour fitness center, where guests can direct their own workout or schedule an appointment with the facility’s personal trainer.
Whether you’re looking for a coffee by day or a cocktail by night, the Library is one of the coziest and most stylish places to stop. Daytime hours feature fresh pastries and La Colombe coffee; later hours bring beer, wine, cocktails, small plates and more. Cozy up near the fireplace with a book or relax over drinks on the 20-foot, Alice in Wonderland-inspired sofa.
Want to hit the town? From designer shoes to a walk on the beach to dinner and drinks, it’s all nearby — in fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better located hotel for all your dining, entertainment and sightseeing needs. Inspired by Ambassador Chicago’s style? Wander down to the Museum of Contemporary Art and soak in their incredible collection.
As always, Magellan Luxury Hotels has access to some of the best rooms at the best prices at Ambassador Chicago, and offer exclusive upgrades.